Alex Bolano, Author at Develop Good Habits
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5 False Equivalence Examples to Know Before Your Next Argument

In general, drawing comparisons between things can be useful. However, comparisons are not always apt and we sometimes end up drawing comparisons between things that are actually not alike. A false equivalence is a type of logical fallacy in which a person attempts to draw an equivalence between two things based on the presence of a few […]

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6 Straw Man Fallacy Examples & How You Can Respond

In the context of a debate, it’s always good practice to make sure you clearly understand your opponent’s position before you respond, so you can argue against their actual views. Unfortunately, good practice doesn’t always come through and people end up misrepresenting other people’s views.  A straw man fallacy is a kind of logical fallacy […]

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7 Slippery Slope Fallacy Examples (And How to Counter Them)

Say you’re debating a friend over the topic of marijuana legalization and they say this: “If we legalize recreational marijuana, then marijuana will become normalized in public life. If marijuana is normalized, that will make it more likely that children and other impressionable people will partake. Before you know it, everyone will be doing drugs! […]

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